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Beethoven, perhaps the greatest of the classical composers, wrote Ode to Joy towards the end of his career. He was deaf and ill and had suffered much in his lifetime. Yet he was able to compose this magnificent piece by hearing it in his head. He never heard it played. It is said that at its premiere performance, Beethoven was conducting and it wasn't until he turned to the audience at the end and saw them standing and applauding and… read more

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  • Avatar for bruno_souza96
    great for studying Pozzoli
  • Avatar for Maidelane
    Beautiful.
  • Avatar for BennoTiger
    :-)) <3<3
  • Avatar for Techavon
    Alle menschen werden brüder wo dein sanfter flügel weilt!
  • Avatar for lammasabacthani
    Freude! Töchter aus Elysium
  • Avatar for DozyVan
    My Volume won't go up loud enough!!! I wan't to have my house shaking from this piece of music
  • Avatar for emptystream
    This is the most beautiful thing I know
  • Avatar for Sathg
    heehee I remember playing this song in elementary school :)
  • Avatar for sycophone
    we need beethoven
  • Avatar for Elyssyan
    Joyous indeed!!!♥

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